lead painter acting lead painter resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Service- and quality-centric Lead Painter with extensive experience driving full lifecycle of commercial and residential projects ranging in size, value, and complexity. Builds, trains, allocates, and leads talented teams focused on delivering quality services with commitment to safety, productivity, cost efficiency, and specifications. Skilled in overseeing maintenance, repairs, renovations, remodeling, and alterations. Possess unique and dynamic background excelling in business development, administration, management, and growth. Equipped with State of California Contractors State License, C-33 Painting and Decorating.

  • Painting & Finish Work Supervision
  • Facilities Project Management
  • Crew Scheduling & Coordination
  • Materials List Preparation
  • Clean/Safe Work Environments
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Solutions Development
  • Training & Mentoring
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Emergency Response
  • Safety Orders
  • Work Sequencing
  • Records & Reports Management
  • Blueprints, Plans, & Drawings
  • Quality Control
  • Renovations
  • Negotiations
  • Supplier Relations
  • Scope of Work (SOW)
  • California Building Codes
  • Bid Preparation
  • Construction, Inspection, Commissioning
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Carpentry, HVAC
  • Stakeholder Relations
Work History
Lead Painter/Acting Lead Painter, 08/2017 - 09/2021
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority City, STATE,

Orchestrated planning, scheduling, and implementation of painting projects – encompassing coordination and supervision of multidisciplinary teams of airport painters, maintenance personnel, and subcontractors. Utilized and updated E-1 system to analyze and print work orders, review blueprints, and administer financials.

Select Highlights:

  • Played key role in ensuring adherence to work orders, environmental / safety regulations (including OSHA and Airport Safety Practices), specifications, and top-quality standards through comprehensive inspections and audits.
  • Enhanced team performance through implementation of work training programs for new personnel – covering policies, procedures, and AA regulations.
  • Coordinated commercial building repairs, maintaining detailed records and generating reports for management review.
  • Supervised and ensured safe and effective allocation as well as handling of equipment, supplies, and materials – placing new orders for optimal inventory up-keeping.
  • Continuously drove crews to meet strict deadlines and specifications of all assigned projects, achieving completions on time and within budgets.
Lead Painter/Sole Proprietor, 01/1992 - 09/2021
Valdez Painting City, STATE,

Managed full lifecycle of commercial and residential painting projects ranging in scale and complexity - maintaining commitment to timely, quality, safe, and within-budget completions in alignment with specifications. Managed team building, operations, contracts, and client relations as well as business financials, marketing, and supplier relations.

Select Highlights:

  • Monitored and investigated work sites to ensure cleanliness as well as proper priming, product selection, and work orders implementation.
  • Trained and instructed teams to analyze blueprints and specifications, effectively utilize specific tools / products, and develop solutions to common painting issues.
  • Maintained cost efficiency by cultivating productive relationships with suppliers, facilitating competitive pricing and mutually-beneficial negotiations.
  • Grew company revenues and client base by achieving high levels of satisfaction, retention, and referrals.
Journeyman/Foreman Painter, 12/2006 - 07/2017
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority City, STATE,

Coordinated application of paint and protective coatings to interior and exterior surfaces of building, structures, machinery, and equipment. Formulated work order cost estimates based on anticipated type and quantity of materials needed as well as total project surface (paint, stain, and varnish for wood, metal, plastic and drywall).

Select Highlights:

  • Oversaw safe operation of sand and power tools for surface preparation (drywall, tape, mud, spray drywall of stucco, lath, and plaster).
  • Ensured adherence to OHSA and EPA codes / regulations.
  • Managed set-up of scaffolding and ladders to access elevated surfaces safely.
  • Spearheaded implementation of advanced finishing techniques, including sponging, ragging, layering, and faux finishing to achieve customized appearance.
  • Ensured crew protected basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and HVAC surfaces as well as effectively patched holes and scrapes.
  • Coordinated ongoing routine painting of exterior and interior surfaces, including walls, trims, and cabinetry.
Bachelor of Science: Computer Information Systems, Expected in 05/2009
Coleman University - San Diego, CA
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Associate of Science: Computer Information Systems, Expected in 03/2008
Coleman University - San Diego, CA
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Associate Degree: Computer Information Systems, Web Design, Expected in 12/2004
Southwestern College - San Diego, CA
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School Attended

  • Coleman University
  • Coleman University
  • Southwestern College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Painter/Acting Lead Painter
  • Lead Painter/Sole Proprietor
  • Journeyman/Foreman Painter


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate Degree

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